Chicken Soup with some Heat

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 211.1
  • Total Fat: 4.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,351.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 16.3 g

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Enjoy on a cold winter day with a side salad and some crusty bread. Enjoy on a cold winter day with a side salad and some crusty bread.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 tsp. canola oil
    5 boneless, skinless chicken thighs OR
    2 boneless, skinless breasts
    1 medium onion, chopped
    3 stalks of celery, sliced
    1 cup carrots, chopped
    4 cloves of garlic, minced
    6 cups low sodium, fat free chicken broth
    2 cups water
    1 cup orzo pasta
    1 Tbsp. cumin
    2 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. black pepper
    1/2- 1 tsp. red pepper flakes


In a big pot, cook chicken in oil until done. Remove from pot to cool slightly. Meanwhile, cook veggies in the drippings until tender. Add broth and water. Dice up the cooked chicken and return to pot. Add spices and orzo pasta. Bring to boil. Continue boiling until pasta is done, about 7 minutes. Let cool slightly & serve. Makes 6 2-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LALADD.

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